United Way is a volunteer-led, volunteer-driven organization representing the communities of Harrison County. From the board of directors to fund-raising volunteers and the others who lend a hand each year, volunteer leaders ensure United Way continues to make an impact on the issues that matter most.
United Way of Harrison County supports local programs and initiatives to improve the quality of life for our residents. Dollars raised in Harrison County, stay in Harrison County. 93 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to supported programs though 19 non-profit organizations.
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
In 2008, United Way World Wide initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:
These goals are ambitious, but with your help, and by utilizing our core strengths — a national network, committed partners and public engagement capacity — we can achieve them.